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Three new genes associated with chronic back pain identified, may help in development of new therapies

The research team involved 158,000 adults of European ancestry, including over 29,000 individuals with chronic back pain, looking for gene variants that were associated with the presence of back pain.

Sep 28, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

Back pain and unhealthy behavior go hand in hand

The researchers involved with the study believe this is of concern because the developing brain may be susceptible to negative influences of toxic substances, and use in early adolescence may increase the risk of substance abuse and mental health problems in later life.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:24 AM IST

Treatment for lower back pain poor, harmful globally: Lancet

Medical care with inappropriately high use of imaging, rest, opioids, spinal injections, and surgery is making the problem worse in both developed and developing countries, the findings showed.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

'Tummy tuck' reduces back pain after childbearing: Study

The study covered 214 women undergoing abdominoplasty with repair of the abdominal muscles at nine Australian plastic surgery centers. 

Mar 01, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Your sleeping position could help you with your back pain: Study

Almost two-third of the population in world suffers from back pain at some point in their lives, especially those who have desk jobs.

Feb 14, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Back pain in active older adults linked to poorer endurance

These findings suggest that better back pain management may help older adults remain active and free of mobility limitation, the researchers noted.

Feb 07, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

Suffering from lower back pain? This new smart underwear may help reduce the pain!

A team of scientists has developed a smart, mechanised undergarment that may help reduce stress and pain on the lower back muscles.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Don't ignore back pain in children – This promising young cricketer's tale tells it all

Unlike in adults, a child with a backache may have a serious underlying disorder, and it should not be ignored.

Jun 20, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Suffering from arthritis and back pain? Good sleep and normal vitamin D levels might help!

A new study has found that adequate levels of vitamin D supplements combined with good sleep can help you you get rid of chronic arthritis and back pain.

May 24, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Using too much phones may up neck and upper back pain

Kids should sped less time on their cell phones as a new study has found that the prolonged use of smartphones increases the risk of neck, disk hernias and alignment problems.

Apr 16, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Back pain? You have 13% higher chance of dying early

Signalling that people suffering from the condition need to recognise and treat the symptoms seriously, a new research warns that older people with back pain have a 13 per cent higher chance of dying prematurely.

Feb 24, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

Suffering from back pain? Try yoga to get relief from it!

 Are you suffering from chronic low back pain? If yes, then try doing yoga as it may help you get relief from the severe pain.

Feb 07, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Back pain: This is what anti-inflammatory drugs can do to your body


The study found that patients taking anti-inflammatory drugs were 2.5 times more likely to suffer from gastro-intestinal problems such as stomach ulcers and bleeding.

Feb 06, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

Suffering from back pain? Try these simple tips to get relief from it!

 Do you often suffer from back pain? Well, this is one of the irritating problem which most of us have experienced at some point. 

Jan 23, 2017, 00:23 AM IST

Suffering from lower back pain? Let yoga be your miracle cure!

The trials for the study were conducted in India, the UK and the US. All participants had chronic non-specific lower back pain.

Jan 12, 2017, 21:57 PM IST

Astronauts, bid adieu to back ache with Yoga!

Yoga might be another promising approach, especially for addressing spinal stiffness and reduced mobility in astronauts.

Oct 26, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

Our beliefs can worsen pain, insomnia conditions

Individual beliefs can play a potential role in worsening insomnia and pain experiences in patients with chronic pain conditions like back pain, fibromyalgia and arthritis, a team of researchers has found.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Six ways to get rid of back pain!

Back pain can be painful, uncomfortable, and may vary in intensity - acute, sub-acute, or chronic depending on the duration.  

Aug 17, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Five common habits that hurt your back and their prevention tips!

Back pain is a very common complaint and can be triggered by everyday activities at home or work.

Jul 07, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Best stretches for back pain relief after prolonged sitting – Watch!

Back pain can be managed or prevented by making few lifestyle changes.

May 17, 2016, 11:25 AM IST